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Who makes the decisions in Ontario Anyhow? | Eco Lunatic Gideon Forman | Exempt from Lying Cheating Stealing | Anti-Slapp Legislation in Ontario | Letters to the Editor, Dec. 4 | Letters | Opinion | Toronto Sun

Re “Ontario reintroducing anti-SLAPP legislation” (Antonella Artuso, Dec. 2): Thank goodness Ontario is moving to protect small groups’ ability to speak out. My doctors’ organization assists local environmentalists so we know citizens are often afraid to voice their opposition to ecological destruction for fear of lawsuits. The Canadian Charter protects expression but if people are frightened about offering an opinion, the freedom exists only on paper. If properly implemented, Ontario’s new anti-SLAPP law should make freedom of expression a lived reality — which benefits all of us.

Gideon Forman

Executive Director

Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment

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RNAO | CAPE | Your TaxPayer Money in Action | Toronto Subway Advertisements | Dead Bees and Sad Children | Lunatic Doctors, Lunatic Nurses urge ban on neonic pesticides – The Globe and Mail

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A group of doctors and nurses is urging the Ontario government to ban an agricultural pesticide blamed for the deaths of bees and other insect pollinators.

The Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario are placing advertisements in Toronto’s subway system, warning “neonic pesticides hurt our bees and us.” In the ads, a young boy is gazing sadly upon a dead bee.

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PEI CAPE Lunatic Provides Conclusive Proof | Dr. Bill Whalen speaking about cosmetic pesticides – YouTube

This is all they have to prove pesticides are dangerous.  What a joke these people are. 

Stop the Insanity | BAN people like GIDEON FORMAN |Ban Home Lawns then Ban Fake Lawn | Concerned about safety of artificial turf – Toronto | Globalnews.ca

October 10,2014 – Marianne Dimain

TORONTO – A group of athletes in the U.S. are ringing alarm bells about potentially toxic components found in rubberized artificial turf.

Thirty-eight American soccer players diagnosed with cancer have reportedly come forward questioning the link between their diagnosis and years of playing on artificial turf covered with crumb rubber.

It’s very reasonable to suspect that there’s harm being done because of the nature of the crumb rubber,” said Gideon Forman, the executive director of the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment. 

Crumb rubber turf is made of thousands of recycled tires which are then pulverized into tiny rubber crumbs. The black grains are then poured between the blades of synthetic grass which helps cushion athlete’s falls and prevent concussions.

Experts warn the crumbs should be a concern since the rubber contains potentially toxic components that could accidentally be ingested.

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Dianne Saxe |Environmental Lawyer | 2 Sides to Environmentalist Reality | Us and Us

1st Side –  Precautionary Principle Disregarded

Wind opponents have struggled, unsuccessfully, to prove that wind farms cause adverse health effects. In Bovaird, they tried to fill that gap with opinions from a non-practicing Australian physician, a sound engineer, and an Ontario orthopedic surgeon.

2nd Side – Precautionary Principle Applied

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